Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Site of the Surrender of Maximilian
Maximiliano de Habsburgo rindió su espada a
Don Mariano Escobedo
General en Jefe del
Ejercito Republicano de Operaciones
Queretaro, 15 de mayo de 1967
Maximilian of Habsburg surrendered his sword to
Chief General of the Republican Army of Mexico
Querétaro, May 15, 1967
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US.
Location. 20° 35.618′ N, 100° 24.379′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Memorial is at the intersection of Avenida Tecnológico and Calle Justo Sierra, on the left when traveling north on Avenida Tecnológico. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Mariano Escobedo (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Hill of the Bells (approx. 0.2 kilometers Hill of the Bells (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Chapel of La Piedad (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Founding of the Autonomous University of Querétaro (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Félix Nabor Osores de Sotomayor García (approx. half a kilometer away); Temple and fountain of Santa Ana (approx. half a kilometer away); The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
Regarding Site of the Surrender of Maximilian. As the siege of Querétaro was ending and Republican troops broke into the stronghold of the French and Mexican Imperialists at the Hill of the Cross (Cerro de la Santa Cruz), Maximilian attempted to escape the city. He was captured here and surrendered his sword to Republican General Mariano Escobedo, putting an end to the Second French Intervention in Mexico.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 10, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 6. submitted on April 11, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.